Lauric
Lauric Lau"ric, a. 1. Pertaining to, or derived from, the European bay or laurel ({Laurus nobilis}). [1913 Webster]

2. pertaining to or combined with {lauric acid}, the 12-carbon member of the fatty acid series; combined with the acyl group of lauric acid. [PJC]


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  • lauric — /lawr ik, lor /, adj. Chem. of or derived from lauric acid. [1870 75; < L laur(us) laurel + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • lauric — adj. of or derived from lauric acid (Chemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lauric — /lawr ik, lor /, adj. Chem. of or derived from lauric acid. [1870 75; < L laur(us) laurel + IC] …   Useful english dictionary

  • lauric — adjective Pertaining to, or derived from, the European bay or laurel (Laurus nobilis) …   Wiktionary

  • Lauric — Provenance. Consonance bretonne de Laurent. Signifie: petit Laurent Vient du latin laurus , laurier Se fête le 10 août. Histoire. Saint Laurent était chargé par le pape Sixte II de l administration des biens de l Eglise de Rome, dans les années… …   Dictionnaire des prénoms français, arabes et bretons

  • lauric — lau·ric …   English syllables

  • Lauric acid — IUPA …   Wikipedia

  • Lauric acid — (Chem.), a white, crystalline substance, {CH3.(CH2)10.COOH}, resembling palmitic acid, and obtained from the fruit of the bay tree, and various other vegetable sources. The sodium salt ({sodium lauryl sulfate}) is used as a detergent. Syn:… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lauric Guillaud — est un essayiste et traducteur français, spécialiste des littératures de l imaginaire et du roman d’aventure, plus particulièrement des mondes perdus. Depuis 2009, il enseigne à l l Université d Angers [1]. Œuvres Cette section est vide,… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • lauric acid — [lôr′ik] n. [< ModL Laurus < L laurus, LAUREL + IC] a fatty acid, CH3 (CH2) 10COOH, occurring in many vegetable fats, used in detergents, soaps, wetting agents, etc …   English World dictionary

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